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Published [1882]

Osborne Coll.

Quarter green cloth and illustrated paper over boards. Ex libris Isaac Foot

Spec. Coll. copy 2: Quarter green cloth and illustrated paper over boards. Inscription dated Nov. 14, 1884. Gift of Waldo H. Hunt

Publisher London ; Belfast ; New York : Marcus Ward & Co.
Pages 68
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number srlf_ucla:LAGE-1049761
Digitizing sponsor msn
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; yrlsc; iacl; americana

Full catalog record MARCXML

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Reviewer: hadjidakis - favoritefavorite - April 5, 2015
Subject: The illustrations are super, text just so-so
Beautifully illustrated children’s book of an English family’s visit to France. The visual details in the art work are wonderful; the rhymed text unfortunately lacks the same imaginative quality. In its day this volume may have captivated its young readers.
Reviewer: prose - - January 19, 2015
Subject: Thomas Crane b:1808-d:1859
The Thomas Crane who wrote this book was related to Walter Crane. The electronic record connects to Thomas FREDERICK Crane (b:1843-d:1927) whose dates don't coincide with the correct chronology.
ADDITIONAL NOTE: This author error also makes it difficult to find the first book in this series "At Home, " difficult to find(see preface to "Abroad"). The illustrator, JG Sowerby, is incorrectly listed as the author and (the wrong) Thomas Crane is listed as the illustrator. It's all very confusing!
Reviewer: JBeigbeder - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 10, 2011
Subject: Maravilloso
From Spain... thanks for find this well done book. Perfect, beautiful, i love this kind of works. Thanks for your work.
Reviewer: irikozlovska - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 20, 2009
Subject: Beautyful tales of travel
The interesting and informative book. Features of travel, also as well as spirit of the Victorian epoch are truthfully transferred.
Further information about travel at
Reviewer: ruel farol - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 30, 2008
Subject: abroad
as always the illustrations are superb. the stories, of course, are of period, and the accompanying observations are typical of the victorian age: verbous and detailed. the book, the illustrations, the stories are rara a-vis, a collector's literal trophy. by farolruel
Reviewer: rkimberly - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 23, 2007
Subject: Tales of Travel with Beautiful Illustrations
The stories of Mable and Rose and their trip from England to other places. The illustations are beautiful, reminding me a bit of Chris Ware, "Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth," "McSweeney's Issue 13 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)" and more.

Strangeness can be noted on page 21 where children are coraled in a strange pen around the teacher and on 22 where in a class room they learn an english alphabet with no "W".

Worth looking at for the depictions of architecture and fashion of the time, circa 1882.
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